Ashley Roberts

Ashley Roberts

Ashley Roberts is the Senior Production Editor of the Printing & Packaging Group.

Production Inkjet: ‘It’s Not That Big a Risk’

Much has changed since the first Inkjet Summit in 2013. Inkjet technology has not only proven itself, it’s becoming more mainstream, so the opportunity to use inkjet to get ahead of the competition is fading fast.

Inserter Saves Time and Money at Southern Illinois University

A few years ago, the Admissions department at Southern Illinois University - Carbondale needed 1.8 million brochures mailed to prospective students. The job took the in-plant 20 days straight, working 24 hours per day, to finish. But now, thanks to a new addition at the in-plant, jobs like that will take significantly less time.

Naomi Quiram: A People Person at Heart

A devastating natural disaster brought Naomi Quiram to work at Gustavus Adolphus University, but it’s her love of people that has kept her in printing and mailing services for 20 years.

New Wide-Format Printer, Cutter Bring Work In-house at UNT

After losing some work to overseas printers, the University of North Texas (UNT) Printing and Distribution Solutions department decided to add a Mimaki JFX200-2513 wide-format flatbed press and a Colex SX-1631 Sharpcut flatbed cutter to bring the work back in-house.

Navigating the Nuances of Textile Printing

Adding digital textile printing can open up a world of possibilities for printers; however, the relationships with garment and fashion designers are unlike any other printing segment.

More Printing for Less Money at Principia College

In January 2018, Principia College installed a Canon imagePRESS C750 digital color production press. Since then, it has experienced what Ward Patterson, manager of the in-plant, calls a “win-win” situation.

Sally Roberts: Satisfying a Dream

Sally Roberts, director of Publications and Printing at the University of West Georgia, has printing in her blood, but she’s come a long way to get back to her roots.

New Folder Breaks up Bottlenecks in Nebraska

Although there were some hiccups when Southeast Community College Production Printing was considering a new folder and attempting to see it in action, the in-plant is impressed with its new device.